Enter the #WesternProud Photo Contest

Share photos of what makes Western special to be featured on Western's social media and to win swag!

What makes you #WesternProud?

Is it the endless recreation opportunities in the Gunnison Valley? The tight-kit, supportive community? Or is it personalized education you’re receiving with top-notch faculty? Show us what the Western experience means to you by entering this photo contest.

How to enter:

Share your photo via social media (Instagram & Facebook) using the hashtag WesternProud and tag @westernstatecoloradouniversity

When:

First to the last day of the month – corresponding with monthly themes 

Winner:

  • Will be selected by various campus organization (student, staff, administration)
  • Will be announced by the 15th of the following month

Awards:

  • Gift cards to the Western Bookstore
  • Selected photos will be professionally displayed in the University Center

Rules:

  • Entrants can submit multiple photos each month
  • No illegal activities represented in photos
  • No drug or alcohol use should be represented in the photos
  • Owner of social media account must be affiliated with Western (student, faculty, staff, parent, alumni)
  • In order to be eligible to win monthly prizes and have photo on display original image becomes the property of Western State Colorado University and all pictured individuals must sign a photo release. 

Themes:

  • January – Community
  • February – Inside of the classroom
  • March – Outdoor adventures
  • April – Experiential learning
  • May – What now? (Future plans: internships, job, graduation)
  • June – Where is Western (wearing Western gear abroad or domestically) / Things to do in the Gunnison Valley over the summer
  • July - Where is Western (wearing Western gear abroad or domestically) / Things to do in the Gunnison Valley over the summer
  • August – Back to school
  • September – Outdoor adventures
  • November – What are you thankful for?
  • December – Inside of the classroom

Examples by Allie Huizenga, Jeremy Wallace, Bret Daly:

Date: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 3:30pm